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January 03, 2008

Boeing Submits Final KC-767 Advanced Tanker Proposal To USAF

This Is It... Really. No Kidding. Final Answer.

Boeing announced Thursday it submitted its final KC-767 Advanced Tanker (AT) proposal for the US Air Force's KC-135 Tanker Replacement Program... the latest development in a saga that spans over five years, and one prior awarding of the contract to the planemaker.

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EADS Wins Saudi Arabian A330 MRTT Order

Consortium Notes 'Competitive Success' Against KC-767

The Royal Saudi Air Force announced this week it will acquire EADS A330 Multi-role Tanker/Transport (MRTT) -- a move EADS says puts its offering in the USAF KC-X contract bid in an even better competitive position, and further consolidates the MRTT's position as the most operationally flexible global aerial refueling platform.

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Military Increasingly Relies On UAVs In Combat Zones

More And More Pilots Reassigned To Flying Drones

If you aspire to become a fighter pilot, you may want to instead brush up on your video game skills. As the US military increasingly relies on unmanned aerial vehicles in the warzones of Iraq and Afghanistan, more and more pilots are being reassigned to drone duty, reports The Associated Press.

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